Jeanne Marie Evans
In loving memory of Jeanne Marie Evans of Sparta, WI, who passed away on November 21, 2015.
Jeanne was born Jeanne Marie Harrington on September 20th, 1945, in Orange, NJ. Jeanne was passionate about writing and literature and authored several books as well as contributed to several newspapers and magazines throughout her life. Jeanne also had a passion for gemstones and received a degree in Gemology from the Gemological Institute of America.
One of Jeanne’s proudest accomplishments was becoming a member of Mensa, the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world.
As a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Jeanne was dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education, patriotism and honoring the patriots of the Revolutionary War.
Jeanne will be missed by her many friends in Sparta, and is survived by five siblings, four children and 11 grandchildren.